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Search: Posts Made By: tcase10
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-17-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,079
Posted By tcase10
Re: Autopilot install with a switch

Hey Bore, thanks for using your very FIRST post replying with a non answer. Too bad we are not neighbors. You could watch me everyday. Keep up the clever conversation.

Thanks to everyone with...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-17-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,079
Posted By tcase10
Re: Autopilot install with a switch

Thank you. That was a dumb mistake on my part. I should have consulted my arsenal of books!
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 02-15-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 1,079
Posted By tcase10
Autopilot install with a switch

I got an used autopilot for my Catalina 27 (wheel). I don't have a dedicated switch on my fuse panel for my instruments. I will add that in the near future when I replace the non working depth and...
Forum: Diesel 12-23-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,212
Posted By tcase10
Re: Universal 5411....Hurth Transmission...propeller rotation

I don't have a tach so I'm not sure of the rpm's. It seems to me that if the propeller is the wrong rotation, I am pulling the boat through the water by "clawing". And not propelling the boat. (If...
Forum: Diesel 12-23-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,212
Posted By tcase10
Re: Universal 5411....Hurth Transmission...propeller rotation

Faster - I will have to check to make sure that the cable is moving as the manual says. I believe it is, but will check. Thanks.

Capt Len - I agree. My problem is when I call a prop manufacturer...
Forum: Diesel 12-22-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,212
Posted By tcase10
Re: Universal 5411....Hurth Transmission...propeller rotation

Thank you for the responses. When I put the gear lever in forward (by moving it forward) should the lever on the transmission move forward or backward?
Forum: Diesel 12-22-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,212
Posted By tcase10
Universal 5411....Hurth Transmission...propeller rotation

My boat is a 1982 Catalina 27. It has a universal 5411, 11 hp engine. Since I have had the boat I have never been able to reach hull speed under power. I recently pulled the boat out of the water...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-23-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By tcase10
Replaced some cables

I replaced the ground cable with 4ga terminal wire. I replaced the jumper from batt 2 neg to batt 1 neg with 4 ga terminal wire. I replaced on ring connection due to corrosion. The two 4 ga wire...
Forum: Electrical Systems 05-22-2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,188
Posted By tcase10
Engine will not start...Starter?

I was out sailing and when it was time to come back the engine would not start. I was towed in. Since then I have been unable to start the Universal 5411 Diesel. When turning the key the engine...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 08-01-2008
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By tcase10
Propeller Shaft "Flaking"

I had the boat hauled today for a bottom painting. While there I was told by the yard that the cutlass bearing was bad. He showed me this by shaking the prop shaft and said there was too much play. ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-13-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 7,816
Posted By tcase10
WOW, thanks for the input. I agree with Tony, I...

WOW, thanks for the input. I agree with Tony, I can use my main halyard if needed as a lift if stored for long periods. Also, I am installing a furler and should have an additional halyard that...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-12-2008
Replies: 23
Views: 7,816
Posted By tcase10
Topping lift vs. boom kicker

What do you think? I have a catalina 27 and do not have a topping lift or boom kicker but want one to keep the boom out of the cockpit. I also do not have a vang, but will add one when I put the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-11-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By tcase10
Someone mentioned a fuel vent line and another...

Someone mentioned a fuel vent line and another mentioned a breather line. I have a vent line which exits (or vents) out of the rear of the boat. I found a line about 2' long which is attached to...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-08-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By tcase10
I just realized that the deck cap is plastic and...

I just realized that the deck cap is plastic and has a hole in it. I don't know how rain was not entering (maybe it was). Anyway, do you think that since there is a hole that air was introduced...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 06-08-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 1,704
Posted By tcase10
Diesel Fuel in cabin

Yesterday I sailed about 22 miles is some windy and rough conditions. At one point I buried the port rail in my 82 catalina 27 and a suddely had diesel fuel on the cabin floor. I can't find how it...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-19-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By tcase10
Contacted the local Yanmar dealer. 18 HP, with...

Contacted the local Yanmar dealer. 18 HP, with new transmission, ballpark 6,000.00. He said he knows a guy who may do the installation for 2500 - 3500. Says a yard may charge up to 6000.00 for...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 01-13-2008
Replies: 28
Views: 10,838
Posted By tcase10
Does the Bombay Clipper have a fully encapsulated...

Does the Bombay Clipper have a fully encapsulated keel or is it hung on bolts?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-13-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By tcase10
Cap, I would like to see some photos. I will PM...

Cap, I would like to see some photos. I will PM my email to you. Do you know if parts are available? Do you have any additonal information or a manual? Thanks
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-12-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By tcase10
I have looked into the Beta Marine Diesels. I...

I have looked into the Beta Marine Diesels. I like them, especially the access to maintenance areas. I believe that the engine is made by Kubota.

Thanks for the Yanmar dealer, I will give them...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-11-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By tcase10
Given that there is a good chance that this...

Given that there is a good chance that this engine will have to be replaced. Does anyone have any ballpark figures what it costs to replace an 18-20 hp diesel engine? I know it there can be a lot...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-04-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By tcase10
Phallo, I have seen the boat. I think I even saw...

Phallo, I have seen the boat. I think I even saw a youtube video of you sailing. Nice Pearson. I noticed a new Pearson 27 at the head of the canal as you pull in. I spoke with him and he recently...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-04-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By tcase10
NOLAsailing - Thanks for hosting and posting the...

NOLAsailing - Thanks for hosting and posting the photos. I have looked at the boat and I like it for its cruising capabilities. It is not a racer, though, I have found some who race the Bombay...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-04-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By tcase10
The water bottle is actually wrapped in a...

The water bottle is actually wrapped in a Wal-Mart bag. I could not tell if it melted and stuck in that position or was just tangled in wires. I don't think it serves any purpose.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-03-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By tcase10
Hey NOLAsailing, here is another post I started. ...

Hey NOLAsailing, here is another post I started. I am just trying to find information about the boat. http://www.sailnet.com/forums/showthread.php?t=39220
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-03-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,828
Posted By tcase10
It looks like the link to photobucket did not...

It looks like the link to photobucket did not work. I will try again.
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